That beat analysts' average estimate of 68 cents, according to Refinitiv. Its global business added almost 5.9 million subscribers, compared with the average analyst estimate of 4.5 million. But despite those concerns, and last quarter's subscriber wobble, Netflix shares have risen 78% this year, as consumers continue to move away from traditional media and access more content online. In the third quarter, it released its largest slate of original TV shows and movies to date, including new seasons of hits such as "Orange is the New Black" and "BoJack Horseman".
Shares rallied 14% on the news. Wall Street analysts had expected Netflix to add about 5.2 million streaming customers in the quarter.
"The question at the end of Q2 was whether that miss was an aberration or signs of a longer-term slowdown in the business", said Forrester Research analyst Jim Nail. "The variance relative to forecast was due to greater-than-expected acquisition globally, with strong growth broadly across all our markets including Asia".
Netflix seems to have found its long-form goldmine: The streaming service disclosed as part of its Q3 earnings report Tuesday that more than 80 million of its subscribers from around the world watched one of its "Summer of Love" rom-coms over the past few months.
All told, the Los Gatos, California, company now has more than 137 million subscribers around the world, including 130 million paid members. "Even the U.S. number was better than I thought it would be".
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Netflix never identifies which shows are most successful. Sales grew 34 per cent to US$4 billion, meeting Wall Street forecasts. While the company reports a net profit, it spends more than it takes in and borrows frequently to finance its programming budget.
Netflix has upended the economics of pay TV by offering customers thousands of programmes on-demand for a monthly fee that's a fraction of the cost of a multichannel cable or satellite package.
Netflix's gains, including those that came in after-market trading Tuesday, have cleared $3.63 billion from the accounts of short sellers so far this year, Ihor Dusaniwsky, managing director at financial analytics firm S3 Partners, noted in a tweet. Disney and AT&T Inc., the parent of Warner Bros. and HBO, are each looking to introduce new services next year - after completing takeovers of other companies worth a combined $160 billion. While most of that still funds shows licensed from other companies, original programs account for a growing share.
Analysts keep setting the ceiling and Netflix keeps crashing through it.